Affordable 30$ Mobile Photography Lighting vs the Profoto C1 500$ Scam

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This video is about the Profoto C1 “Mobile Light” scam.
It is overpriced and marketed to rip people off, riding the wave mobile photography trend popularity.

I use their marketing video as a baseline to show how the shots they took can be “replicated” with our own styles of shooting of course with LED lights 1/8th the price.

That video can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBsRboLEEyk

Not only are they using crappy false promises about what an LED is PHYSICALLY capable of their marketing material is using false advertising DSLR shots instead of smartphone’s on their website.

This is NOT about the photographer Brandon Woelfel who I think is a wonderful photog, this is about Profoto and shady pricing/marketing practices toward the mobile photography community. The whole point of mobile photography is to have affordable and portable items to spur creativity. The Profoto C1 light is the OPPOSITE of that.

Just check out some of the amazing photos we got out of a 30$ and 85$ light:

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A 30-45$ (generic brand name) Light from Amazon : https://amzn.to/2YVGvii
With 1$ gels: https://amzn.to/3bvcZ5m

The 85$ Lume Cube with all the same accessories: https://amzn.to/2Wtm0b7

▇▇▇▇▇▇Special thanks to everyone involved▇▇▇▇▇▇▇

Model: @francesca.lu
Behind the Scenes: @tristanpope

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All my gear in the video and what I use: https://www.amazon.com/shop/tristanpope

Sony A7R iii
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Sony 90mm Macro f2.8 Lens
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Sony 50mm f1.4 Lens
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Sony 24 mm F1.4 Lens
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Sennheiser Mic: https://amzn.to/2tj0nuC

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